Map of China : compiled from original surveys & sketches


Map of China

Item Information

Title:
Map of China : compiled from original surveys & sketches
Description:
In addition to the towns and topographical features of China, this detailed map includes notes identifying mines, forests, and mineral resources. For example, there is a reference to gold in the rivers of Szechuan Province. Other notes describe the culture and achievements of the Chinese and neighboring peoples. In Burma, for example, live the Paulaungs, who were, according to Wyld, "entirely employed in cultivating tea." The Great Wall is depicted in part and described as 1,500 miles long and varying in, height from 20 to 30 feet.
Creator:
Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Name on Item:
by James Wyld.
Date:
1842
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
China--Maps
Places:
China
Publisher:
London : Wyld
Notes:
Appears in Wyld's A new general atlas of modern geography. London. 1842.
Includes table showing populations and areas of provinces.
Exhibited in “Faces and Places,” at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA, October 2003 - September 2004. MB (BRL)
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 64 x 81 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:4,500,000].
Language:
English
Identifier:
05_04_000145
Call #:
G7810 1842 .W95
Barcode:
39999052507173
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